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Strategic Planning

Strategic Documents

37C/4 – Medium Term Strategy 2014-2021

UNESCO’s Medium-Term Strategy for 2014-2021 (document 37 C/4) sets out the strategic vision and programmatic framework for UNESCO’s action in education, sciences, culture, communication and information at the global, regional and country levels over the next eight years.       

The Medium-Term Strategy is structured around the following two Overarching Objectives:         

  • Peace – contributing to lasting peace     
  • Equitable and sustainable development – Contributing to sustainable development and the eradication of poverty

Africa and Gender Equality remain the two global priorities of UNESCO’s agenda for the coming 8 years. For each global priority, a specific strategy has been developed to complement UNESCO’s Medium-term Strategy: UNESCO Operational Strategy for Priority Africa and UNESCO Priority Gender Equality Action Plan.  

In addition, specific targeted action will be implemented in favor of Youth, as reflected in UNESCO Operational Strategy on youth for 2014-2021.